Thursday, November 3, 2016

What would Granny Weatherwax knit?

In October 2014  I hatched a plan to knit every pattern from Rachael Coopey's completed "What would Granny Weatherwax Knit" club, while listening to Terry Pratchett's Discworld novels, on which the club was based. In October 2016 I finished the last sock from the club. This is what all 12 pairs look like together:

It worked out really well. I knitted 6 pairs for Leon

and 6 pairs for me, all from stash yarn.  

Some of them are not as fresh as others, having been worn hard for 2 years, while others are pretty new. It was such a fun project and I love each and every sock.

So, what now? I'm still going to listen to Discworld when I knit socks, a novel every couple of months paired so well with socks every couple of months. I'm undecided whether I am going to go on another sock mission, or be more free and unstructured. I am eyeing Cookie A's Sock Innovation. It's one of the first sock books I ever bought, I Iove every sock in it and I've only knitted half of them. or I could join a sock club for next year (recommendations welcome). But for now I'm going to just bask in the glory of this finished project. 


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